Harvard physician Atul Gawande says we need to change the nation's approach to aging and dying. How nursing homes can focus more on patients’ need for human connection, and how end-of-life treatment is actually shortening lives instead of extending them.
Guest Host: Susan Page
Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz served as chairman of President Clinton’s Council of Economic Advisers and as chief economist at the World Bank. In his new book, he discusses his growing concern over how poorer nations are faring in the globalization process.
- Joseph Stiglitz winner of the Nobel Prize for economics in 2001, professor of economics at Columbia University, and author of "Making Globalization Work," "Globalization and Its Discontents," and "The Three Trillion Dollar War" (with Linda Bilmes).
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